From Ancient Greek γῆ (gê, “earth”) + anticline.
geanticline (plural geanticlines)
- (geology, geography) A large-scale anticline; a large upward lift in the earth's surface.
- 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 119:
- As the geanticline rose upwards, nappes glided off like slicks from the back of an emerging whale.